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Presents Quotes

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Your children need your presence
more than your presents.
- Jesse Jackson

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Lighten up! Slow down the shopping.
Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
Consider gifting hand-made cards with messages
of true appreciation in place of store-bought presents.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are three hundred and sixty-four days
when you might get un-birthday presents,
and only one for birthday presents, you know.
- Lewis Carroll

A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil;
but it needs a little much of letters and phone calls
and small, silly presents every so often -
just to save it from drying out completely.
- Pam Brown

 

If it were not for the presents, an elopement would be preferable.
- George Ade

Stonehenge was built possibly by the Minoans.
It presents one of man's first attempts to order his
view of the outside world.
- Stephen Gardiner

I often buy myself presents.
Sometimes I will spend $100,000 in one day in a posh boutique.
- Celine Dion

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Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders,
and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.
- James K. Polk

The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every
time you meet a human being.
- Jane Wyman

I'm not materialistic.
I believe in presents from the heart,
like a drawing that a child does.
- Victoria Beckham

Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.
- Kyle Chandler

Handmade presents are scary because they reveal that
you have too much free time.
- Doug Coupland

I still buy nice pieces but, at the moment,
they're presents for other people, so I only collect vicariously.
- Michael Aspel

Baseball presents a living heritage,
a game poised between the powerful undertow of seasons
past and the hope of next day,
next week, next year.
- John Thorn

I listen to National Public Radio, which,
to me at least, presents the most rounded view of things.
- Ed Harris

He is ready, if the occasion presents itself,
to throw the whole English population in the St.
Lawrence.
- Wilfrid Laurier

A writer who presents men and women as creatures truncated
below the waist is exposed as one who goes about without his trousers saying,
'see, I have had my testicles removed.'
- Norman Lindsay

The New Testament presents, in its way,
the same union of the divine and human as the person of Christ.
In this sense also 'the word became flesh,
and dwells among us.'
- Philip Schaff

Northern Uganda presents a situation of extraordinary
violation of the rights of children.
- Carol Bellamy

The recent past always presents itself as if destroyed by catastrophes.
- Theodor Adorno

WikiLeaks presents a clear and present danger to the
national security of the United States.
- Peter King

When ye are prepared for a thing, the opportunity to use it presents itself.
- Edgar Cayce

Similarly, the problem of the rights of the state in
the disposition of inheritances left by individuals
presents social aspects of the first importance.
- Rene Cassin

I love Christmas, not just because of the presents
but because of all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season.
- Ashley Tisdale

Right now my career is totally schizophrenic,
because when an American production like Hitchcock
Presents asks to see my work I would never dream of
showing them my independent films.
- Atom Egoyan

When I was 12, all I wanted for Christmas was a trampoline or a four-wheeler.
I ended up getting both presents for Christmas.
- Chris Brown

Presents don't really mean much to me.
I don't want to sound mawkish, but -
it was the realization that I have a great many people
in my life who really love me,
and who I really love.
- Gabriel Byrne

But I also like to shower my parents with presents.
I bought them a beautiful car and a house.
- Eva Herzigova

The world presents enough problems if you believe it
to be a world of law and order;
do not add to them by believing it to be a world of miracles.
- Louis D. Brandeis

I think journalism gets measured by the quality of information it presents,
not the drama or the pyrotechnics associated with us.
- Bob Woodward

I'm happy with the way everyone presents themselves onstage.
- Daisy Berkowitz

For the metropolis presents the peculiar conditions
which are revealed to us as the opportunities and the
stimuli for the development of both these ways of allocating roles to men.
- Georg Simmel

O'Neill presents a very complex multi-layered kind of challenge.
His characters are always deeply complex and,
to a great extent, inaccessible.
- Gabriel Byrne

Writing as a woman presents enormous problems but I
have attempted it several times and haven't had many complaints.
- Jim Harrison

The dynamic, creative present, however conditioned
and restricted by the effects of prior presents,
possesses genuine initiative.
- Corliss Lamont

Our children await Christmas presents like politicians
getting in election returns:
there's the Uncle Fred precinct and the Aunt Ruth district still to come in.
- Marcelene Cox

To him who looks upon the world rationally,
the world in its turn presents a rational aspect.
The relation is mutual.
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

For the larger interest of humanity,
Islamic society presents the safest place on this planet.
- Jermaine Jackson

Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind,
which are delivered down from generation to generation
as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.
- Joseph Addison

A signal is comprehended if it serves to make us notice
the object or situation it bespeaks.
A symbol is understood when we conceive the idea it presents.
- Susanne Langer

As fast as each opportunity presents itself,
use it!
No matter how tiny an opportunity it may be,
use it!
- Robert Collier

Arizona presents no specific reason for excepting capital
defendants from the constitutional protections extended to defendants generally,
and none is readily apparent.
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Prostitution presents a moral, economic and social
problem that cannot be resolved juridically.
- Frederica Montseny

One sheds one's sicknesses in books -
repeats and presents again one's emotions,
to be master of them.
- David Herbert Lawrence

Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can
calm the agitations of the soul;
it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.
- Martin Luther

Set up a situation that presents you with something
slightly beyond your reach.
- Brian Eno

Now, Venus is an extremely hostile environment,
and as such presents a lot of challenges for a science
fiction author who wants to create life there.
However, as I began to research it more thoroughly,
I found myself intrigued by the possibilities the world offers.
- Sarah Zettel

Yeah, I started when I was 6 years old.
My brother and sister would get all of these presents
at Christmas time from the cast and crew of their show and I was jealous.
So I decided that I had to become an actor.
- Sara Gilbert

The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule
among the infidels if any Catholic,
not gifted with the necessary scientific learning,
presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false.
- Thomas Aquinas

Just the other day I pulled out this old cassette of
Ragged Glory and I popped it into my cassette player and I was digging it.
They were just a great rock and roll band,
one that presents the song ahead of everything else -
there's no grand idea or concept behind it.
- Krist Novoselic

My mother, she had a very good attitude toward money.
I'm very grateful for the fact that we had to learn to save.
I used to get like 50 pence a week, and I'd save it for like five months.
And then I'd spend it on Christmas presents.
I'd save up like eight pounds.
It's nothing, but we did that.
- Gemma Arterton

I would rather the man who presents something for my
consideration subject me to a zephyr of truth and a
gentle breeze of responsibility rather than blow me
down with a curtain of hot wind.
- Grover Cleveland

The musician writes for the orchestra what his inner voice sings to him;
the painter rarely relies without disadvantage solely
upon the images which his inner eye presents to him;
nature gives him his forms,
study governs his combinations of them.
- Hermann Ebbinghaus

Illegal immigration presents a huge problem.
That is why I decided to spend a week along the southern
border to see firsthand how bad the problem is and,
more importantly, what Congress can do to fix it.
- Ric Keller

In this film George presents issues that are important,
essential and vital, whoever you are,
about constitutional rights and the bedrock of a democracy.
I am drawn to those kinds of stories because they inspire me -
they are responsible to a populace and responsible to man.
- David Strathairn

I am convinced that this approach, a mainstream Democratic approach,
commands the strong support of the American people,
and presents a sharp and compassionate contrast to
the Republican abortion position which offers no real
hope or commitment to mother or child.
- Robert Casey

I don't know if it's how I speak or what it is about
me that presents that sort of label,
but I don't know how many times I have to be out in
public with a girlfriend to stop that from being said.
- Jeff Garcia

That is, the only reason salvation is necessary is
to get us back to the garden.
The Pentateuch not only presents where we began but
also why we are not there any more,
and why and how we need to get back.
- David Baker

But the universe, as a collection of finite things,
presents itself as a kind of island situated in a pure vacuity to which time,
regarded as a series of mutually exclusive moments,
is nothing and does nothing.
- Muhammed Iqbal

Sometimes it's just harder to remind yourself about
what you're doing and why you're doing it...
Other times, you have a great desire for it,
but physically you're not responding the way you want.
That presents other challenges.
Then sometimes it all comes together.
- Andre Agassi

There is nothing strange about fear:
no matter in what guise it presents itself it is something
with which we are all so familiar that when a man appears
who is without it we are at once enslaved by him.
- Henry Miller

If the label presents them with a contract that the band don't want to sign,
all the label has to do is wait.
There are a hundred other bands willing to sign the exact same contract,
so the label is in a position of strength.
- Steve Albini

In societies where modern conditions of production prevail,
all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles.
Everything that was directly lived has moved away into a representation.
- Guy Debord

Which suggests something about media and war:
it's not just that events happen and the media documents and presents them.
There is a third element: what the public is ready to accept,
what the public wants to know.
- Bruce Jackson

Our country presents on every side the evidences of
that continued favor under whose auspices it,
has gradually risen from a few feeble and dependent
colonies to a prosperous and powerful confederacy.
- Martin Van Buren

For example, in painting the form arises from abstract
elements of line and color,
while in cinema the material concreteness of the image
within the frame presents -
as an element -
the greatest difficulty in manipulation.
- Sergei Eisenstein

Chum was a British boy's weekly which,
at the end of the year was bound into a single huge book;
and the following Christmas parents bought it as Christmas
presents for male children.
- A. E. van Vogt

There is a vast difference - a constitutional difference-between
restrictions imposed by the state which prohibit the
intellectual commingling of students,
and the refusal of individuals to commingle where the
state presents no such bar.
- Frederick M. Vinson

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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